The teams still remaining in the Carabao Cup ahead of Wednesday night’s third round draw
Posted by  badge Boss on Aug 31, 2023 - 05:58AM
Fulham are still going strong (Picture: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

The remaining second round ties will take place this evening, with five places still up for grabs in the third round.

The likes of , who host AFC Wimbledon at Stamford Bridge tonight, will be hoping to be in the hat for when the draw for the next round of the competition is held.

Despite the Carabao Cup being historically viewed as ’s second domestic cup competition, the remaining teams will be desperate to get their hands on the trophy at next year – in last season’s showpiece under the famous arch.

Let’s take stock of the teams who are still left in the competition and those who have made an early exit.

Which teams are still remaining in the Carabao Cup?

A total of 32 teams will be in the draw for the third round of the Carabao Cup.

Wolves swatted aside Blackpool on Tuesday evening (Picture: James Gill – Danehouse/Getty Images)

Tuesday night’s action saw 19 second round ties contested, with the pick of the action being League Two side Salford City knocking out Leeds on penalties.

The eight teams who are playing European football will be included in the draw having been given a bye for the second round.

Carabao Cup third-round draw ball numbers

  1. AFC Bournemouth
  2. Arsenal
  3. Aston Villa
  4. Bradford City
  5. Brentford
  6. Brighton and Hove Albion
  7. Cardiff City
  8. Crystal Palace
  9. Exeter City
  10. Fulham
  11. Ipswich Town
  12. Leicester City
  13. Liverpool
  14. Luton Town
  15. Manchester City
  16. Manchester United
  17. Mansfield Town
  18. Middlesbrough
  19. Norwich City
  20. Newcastle United
  21. Peterborough United
  22. Port Vale
  23. Salford City
  24. Stoke City
  25. Sutton United
  26. West Ham United
  27. Wolverhampton Wanderers
  28. Chelsea or AFC Wimbledon
  29. Doncaster Rovers or Everton
  30. Harrogate Town or Blackburn Rovers
  31. Nottingham Forest or Burnley
  32. Sheffield United or Lincoln City

Which teams have been knocked out of the Carabao Cup?

A heavily-rotated Tottenham were the headline casualties in the second round, with Ange Postecoglu’s men edged out on penalties by Fulham following a 1-1 draw after normal time.

Teams knocked out of the Carabao Cup so far

First round

  • Huddersfield Town
  • Northampton Town
  • Mansfield Town
  • Newport County
  • Swindon Town
  • Watford
  • Millwall
  • Stockport County
  • Sunderland
  • Notts County
  • Preston North End
  • Carlisle
  • Barnsley
  • Crawley Town
  • Derby County
  • Walsall
  • Fleetwood Town
  • Cambridge United
  • MK Dons
  • West Brom
  • Leyton Orient
  • Barrow
  • Southampton
  • Forest Green Rovers
  • Morecambe
  • Cheltenham
  • Accrington Stanley
  • Hull City
  • Wigan Athletic
  • Shrewsbury
  • Oxford United
  • Coventry City
  • Colchester United
  • Bristol Rovers
  • Burton Albion
  • QPR

Second round

  • Swansea
  • Bristol City
  • Plymouth Argyle
  • Tottenham
  • Tranmere Rovers
  • Wycombe Wanderers
  • Portsmouth
  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Blackpool
  • Wrexham
  • Birmingham City
  • Gillingham
  • Rotherham
  • Sheffield Wednesday
  • Newport County
  • Bolton Wanderers
  • Stevenage Town
  • Reading
  • Leeds United

When is the Carabao Cup third round draw?

The Carabao Cup third round draw will take place tonight (Wednesday, August 30).

The draw will commence after the conclusion of the televised game between Doncaster Rovers and – which should be around 10:15pm.

Proceedings will be hosted by Emma Saunders with Sheffield Wednesday boss Darren Moore and former England star Izzy Christiansen drawing the names out of the hat.

Unlike the opening two rounds of the competition, the third round draw will not be regionalised.

The third round games will take place the week commencing Monday, September 25.

Fans can watch the draw live on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports News.

Follow Metro across our social channels, on Facebook, and

Share your views in the comments below